The Magic City’s most visited tourist attraction, the Birmingham Zoo, returns this week on Thursday, June 11th for general admission patrons.Continue reading “Birmingham Zoo returns this week! Check out the status of several Magic City attractions”
In response to the nationwide coronavirus crisis that has swept Birmingham and the nation, Bham Now is working to help all of us get through this together.
Presidents Day is this Monday, February 17. It’s officially called “Washington’s Birthday” to commemorate George Washington, the first U.S. president. So, how does this impact your Monday in Birmingham? Keep reading to find out.Continue reading “What’s open and what’s closed in Birmingham on Presidents Day, Feb. 17, 2020”
Guests visiting Birmingham Zoo’s ‘Trails of Africa’ can now meet Luti and Gadze. The pair of young male African elephants recently moved to Birmingham from the San Diego Zoo Safari Park. I visited to see them exploring their new home and to speak with Dr. Stephanie Braccini Slade (Vice President of Living Collections) to find out more about the elephant program.Continue reading “Meet Luti and Gadze – the African elephants who have joined the Birmingham Zoo family (Pics & Video)”
Today, June 29th is the official Grand Opening of the Birmingham Zoo’s Arrival Experience and Welcome Plaza.The new entrance is the culmination of Phase 2 of the Renew the Zoo Capital Campaign.
In 1913, Miss Fancy became a Birmingham resident. She would live in our city for 41 years, but her legacy and imprint remain, still holding a big place in this city’s heart today.
Spooky costumes, oodles of candy and Halloween fun await you this month in Birmingham. Here are 13 trunk or treats to check out, plus a few extra Halloween events you won’t want to miss!
Do you love giveaways and the chance to win cool prizes? If you sign up for Bham Now’s newsletter, you will! Check out some of the totally amazing stuff that have been up for grabs lately via Bham Now. Continue reading “6 things you could have won if you were signed up for Bham Now’s newsletter, including Sloss Tech tickets”
According to a 2014 study, up to nearly 1 billion birds die from window collisions each year in the United States.
Four of the Magic City’s most popular tourist destinations, Vulcan Park and Museum, McWane Science Center, Birmingham Zoo and Oak Mountain State Park are honoring active duty military personnel and veterans this Memorial Day weekend with free admission.
Easter is almost here, which means Peter Cottontail is hippity hopping towards Birmingham. Where can you find him? Check out this springtime guide the 411 on the Easter Bunny’s whereabouts this year. Continue reading “Follow the bunny trail to find the Easter Bunny in Birmingham”
Spring is exploding in Birmingham! With Easter coming up at the end of March, can you guess who will be hopping our way? The Easter Bunny, of course! And he’s bringing lots of eggs, chocolate candy and cuteness along with him. Continue reading “The spring guide to Easter Bunny photos and egg hunts happening around Birmingham”
Groundhog Day 2018 is officially here and Birmingham Zoo’s very own Groundhog Bill made his prediction this morning. Will there be six more weeks of winter? Continue reading “Groundhog Day 2018 predicts six more weeks of winter”
Here is some good news from Auburn University about Alabama’s growing bear population.
October’s starting to wrap up and the weather has finally started to cool down! This week has a lot going on, and you’re bound to find something you love! And while we try to keep our tone positive, please, if you have kids, do better than “trunk-or-treating.” Seriously. Continue reading “Birmingham top 10: October 19-25”